July 2008

Lost in Thought

I am hiding from the world this weekend. I have spent more time in my bed in front of the television than I care to admit. I have watched way too many movies that I have already seen. I have not worn a bra since Friday. Maybe it’s a mini-meltdown. A quiet one. There is [...]

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What?!!

Overheard last night while superman, who is almost 5, was talking to my best friend’s daughter, who just turned three: “Hi B. How are you? What are you doing? oh. What are you wearing? The pink jammies?” I didn’t know if I should laugh or cry. It’s a little early for that kind of late [...]

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A Sweet Dose of Humble Pie

Taking care of my kids is a full time job. Even if I’m at work, teaching other people’s children, my mind is racing and planning the next swim lesson, soccer game, therapy appointment or class party for my own two boys. It is a wonderfully exhausting and deliciously exhilirating thing, this mothering business. And for [...]

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Super Trooper

“Mommy….sing that song again!” “You’re like a super trooper….” “Again!” “Lights are gonna find you…..” “Mommy, I LOVE that song!! I LOVE ABBA! Yes, Abba. Good old Abba. And as a kid I had the record; my first real piece of music. I played that record, over and over and over again. And my sister [...]

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A Mother’s Pride

I am a big believer in letting my children know just how proud of them I am. In our house, if you do the right thing, we let you know. We aren’t interested in the bad stuff. We want to celebrate the good. And no accomplishment is too small. Do we throw a party everytime [...]

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31 Things About Me

In honor of my 31st Birthday today, I have compiled a comprehensive list of various factoids about moi. Enjoy. 1. I was born in Poland, not America.2. I love both countries3. I grin stupidly when I lie4. I no longer drink5. My ego gets bruised easily.6. I am a closet writer. I have dreamt of [...]

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All Things "Kaboom"

Every year, around July 1st, my husband begins to get a glazed look in his eyes. This is about the time they set up the local firework booths near our house. This is also the time of year I fear for our bank account. It never fails that by the time July 4th rolls around, [...]

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Dear Sister

It is a sad day for me today. You have made good on your word and your flight leaves at 9:30 tonight. I had to say goodbye first, before anyone else did, because it was torture to sit and wait until it was time for you to go. I watched you say goodbye to the [...]

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